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April 22, 2016
LONDON — Doctoral students the world over have long despaired about the grueling hours required to obtain a Ph.D. Just ask Colette Bourlier, age 90. This week, Ms. Bourlier became one of the oldest people in France to be awarded a doctorate, 30 years after she first began researching immigrant workers in Besançon, in eastern France.
April 22, 2016
Reuters Health - Dementia afflicts black people and American Indians more than other racial groups in the U.S., according to a recent study highlighting dramatic disparities in the prevalence of the disease.
April 22, 2016
Older people who have sleep problems found more relief from a mindful meditation program than from a conventional sleep education program, researchers reported.
In another study, researchers found that meditation -- at least for people who did it for years -- may slow age-related loss of the brain’s gray matter.
April 21, 2016
Dr. Gary Small, commented in a MarketWatch article on potential cognitive benefits of a 25-hour work week.
February 9, 2016

Top-down approaches, in which the mind of the therapist engages the mind of the patient, have dominated traditional psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

February 8, 2016
Top-down approaches, in which the mind of the therapist engages the mind of the patient, have dominated traditional psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. However, the effects of mind-body approaches on cognitive and emotional processes show that integrating bottom-up with top-down modalities can be highly effective—even in acute or chronic severe treatment-resistant conditions, such as trauma- and stressor-related disorders.1 Multimodal and integrative treatments have been found to rapidly reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression, and PTSD in numerous studies.2 Furthermore, with 20 minutes of practice 5 days per week, the improvements persist at long-term follow-up.
January 7, 2016
http://www.jwatch.org/na39791/2015/12/28/nejm-journal-watch-psychiatry-top-stories-2015
September 30, 2015
Comprehensive public health action on population ageing is urgently needed. This will require fundamental shifts, not just in the things we do, but in how we think about ageing itself. The World report on ageing and health outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. Making these investments will have valuable social and economic returns, both in terms of health and wellbeing of older people and in enabling their on-going participation in society.
May 6, 2015

Treatment for ADHD, Irritability, and Mood Dysregulation in the Media!